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The Mega II Kosciusko High School Reunion for the graduating classes of 1963 and 1966 through 1975 was held on July 12, 2014, at the Attala County Coliseum. Approximately 250 classmates and guests attended.  Several other socials were held in conjunction with the reunion weekend, including reunions of individual classes, KHS Band Director...
1 week 6 days ago
Meredith Thomas competed over the weekend in the Miss Mississippi pageant. Thomas is a Kosciusko native and a current student at Mississippi State University.
1 week 6 days ago
Members of the Kosciusko High Big Red Band from 1971 to 1975 gathered Friday night for a reunion at Kosciusko High School.  The former bandmates spent time catching up with each other and also held a special reunion band performance with former director Mickey Grove conducting them as they played “Kosy High” and the “Fight...
2 weeks 6 days ago
Meredith Thomas, a Mississippi State student from Kosciusko, is a contestant in the Miss Mississippi scholarship program this week in Vicksburg. Thomas qualified for the state pageant by winning Miss Southern Heartland in Madison. More than 100 people filled the Mary Ricks Thornton Cultural Center in downtown Kosciusko on Wednesday, July 2,...
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More than 150 children celebrated the end of the Attala County Library Summer Reading Program with a Fun Day held at the Attala County Coliseum on July 2.   Children were entertained with bounce houses, a slide, face painting and refreshments.  One of the highlights of Fun Day was spending tokens. Children who turned in their...
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July was ushered in with a Salute to the Military and Kosy Pops Concert last Tuesday at the Mary Ricks Thornton Cultural Center. Special recognition was given to World War II veterans at the annual event sponsored by the Attala Historical Society. Following presentation of colors by members of the Mississippi National Guard and pledge to the...
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EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the third in an 8-part series highlighting the elite football players in the area who encompass leadership, athleticism and game-changing abilities for their teams in 2014.  The players are taken from the rosters of high school teams in Attala, Choctaw and Holmes counties and are nominated by their coaches....
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The 1974 Kosciusko High School State Championship baseball team will be having its 40-year reunion on Saturday from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the KHS Commons.  The public is invited to attend from 12 p.m. until 2 p.m.  The 1974 Whippet team is the first and only baseball team to win a State Championship.  The Whippets defeated...
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